Eric Drysdale is a comedian and writer in New York City.
For nearly 6 years, Eric worked as a writer for Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, contributing to their acclaimed coverage of both the 2000 and 2004 elections. While there, Eric garnered 5 emmy awards, two Peabodys, two Television Critics Awards, and an ASIFA animation award. He also contributed to the show's longtime best-seller America, The Book, winner of Publisher's Weekly 2004 Book of the Year, as well as the Thurber prize for humor.
Eric joined former TDS colleague Stephen Colbert at his spin-off, The Colbert Report, in late 2005, and sometimes appears on-screen as Stephen's beseiged stage manager, Bobby.
As a stand-up comedian, he has appeared on Comedy Central's Premium Blend and NBC's Late Friday, as well as at the Montreal Comedy Festival, the Chicago Improv Festival, and Seattle's Bumbershoot festival.
Eric has produced and written three full-length live shows at New York's Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. The latest, The Chipperton Family Vocaltainers' Shooby-Dooby-Dooby Hour, was an official selection at the 2005 HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado.
Eric also contributed material to 3 all-star benefits for Autism education organized by Robert Smigel, with talent that included many current and former SNL cast members.
In his spare time he makes short films and tries to make music.
Eric loves living in New York with his wife and his dachshund.
Eric is represented by Christie Smith at Mosaic Media Group in Los Angeles.
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